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Board and Administration

Board of Directors

Chair of the Board

Heidi Miller


C. Michael Armstrong
Jay H. Baker
James R. Campbell
R. Kerry Clark
Roger Cook
Kevin S. Delbridge
Michael E. Dougherty
David R. Drobis
Robert T. Edwards
Alan R. Einhorn
Jeanette Montgomery Evert
John W. Fisher, III
Linda C. Flewelling
Edward G. Galante
Lynne Haarlow
Joyce S. Hagen
Karen Heithoff
Judith A. Istock
Lois Juliber
Kathryn Knight
Mary Kowarick
Bob Krupka
Rebecca W. Lambert
Ned C. Lautenbach
Dennis Ling
Lisa H. Lipman
Gerald S. Lippes
Gerri Moll
J. Leo Montgomery
John J. Remondi
William Snyder
Shelly A. Stayer
Joseph G. Tompkins
Douglas M. VanOort
Jerry J. Weygandt
Kathleen van Bergen, ex officio


Myra Janco Daniels*

* deceased


To contact a particular department, please refer to our Contact page.

Executive Office

Kathleen van Bergen, CEO and President, John and Joanne Fisher Chair
Dianne Sponseller, Sr. Executive Assistant to CEO and President

Artistic Operations, Education and Community Partnerships

David Filner, Executive Vice President, Artistic Operations

Artistic Operations

Rebecca Beavers, Principal Librarian
Samantha Guash, Artist Services Manager
Aaron Jarvis, Artistic Operations Associate
Tess Prusa, Artistic Operations Associate
Karl Smith, Artistic Operations Manager
Brooke Szabo, Assistant Principal Librarian
Adam Trummel, Artistic Operations Manager
Keara Trummel, Artist Services Assistant Manager
Molly Walker, Naples Philharmonic Personnel Manager

Education and Community Partnerships

Dave Aulenbach, Director of Education & Community Partnerships
QiQi Anderson, Chorus and Youth Ensembles Coordinator
Megan Edwards, Visual Arts Educator
Carly Fulcher, Education Coordinator
Jessica Wozniak, School and Family Programs Manager

House Crew

Taylor Freydberg, Assistant
Bruce Luh, Master Carpenter
Morgan Malkiewicz, Assistant
Jonathan Martin, Head Electrician
Michael Nelson, Assistant
Alex Neuhauser, A/V Engineer
Ryan Young, Audio Engineer

Stagehands supplied by International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), Local 647

Communications and Marketing

Christine Elzinga, Marketing Manager, Digital Strategist
Tim Hausler, Communications Manager
Andrea Hollot, The Baker Museum Store Buyer and Promotions Manager
Mark Krzos, Senior Writer

Creative Services

Jacqueline Lane, Creative Services Director
Alejandro Maradiaga, Graphic Designer
Lisa Rubin, Graphic Designer

Patron Services

Elise Guarino, Patron Services Director
Joshua Neth, Patron Services Manager
Steve Pedersen, VIP Concierge
Marta Scofield, Patron Services Asst. Manager
Allison Wright, VIP Concierge


Alice Van Arsdale, Vice President, Development
Faye Carpentier, Senior Major Gifts Officer
Chandler DePue, Development Manager
Jason LoRusso, Senior Major Gifts Officer
Kevin Smith, Senior Major Gifts Officer


Perre Edwards, Chief Financial Officer
Vanessa Abreu, Accounting Coordinator II
Gina Falbo, Accounting Coordinator I
Carolyn Hoyos, Senior Staff Accountant
Peggy Thorne, Controller

Business Intelligence

Johna Wagenmann, Senior Business Intelligence Analyst


Alex Peña, Facilities Director
Lisbet Leon, Housekeeping Supervisor
Pete Peña, Electrical Plant Manager

People, Culture and Experience

Event Services / Hospitality

Arben Buxheli, Director of Hospitality and Event Services
Alison Wade, Event Services Manager
Debbie Lotter, Food and Beverage Manager

Front of House

Ross Kramberg, Front of House Assistant Manager
Terry McLaughlin, Front of House Manager

Human Resources

Monica Alvarez, Human Resources Director
Pam Jimenez, Payroll and Benefits Manager

Safety and Security

Christopher McDaniel, Safety & Security Director
Lou Azzilonna, Safety and Security Manager
Eric D’Entremont, Safety & Security Assistant Manager

The Baker Museum

Courtney McNeil, Museum Director and Chief Curator
Sophie Bennett, Assistant Curator
Dianne Brás-Feliciano, Curator of Modern Art
Megan Crawford, Registrar
Libby Harrington, Director of Museum Exhibitions and Operations
Gia Faulkner, Assistant Preparator
Anna Ladehoff, Assistant Registrar
Morgan Motes, Associate Preparator

Artis—Naples is grateful to the additional full-time, part-time and seasonal employees who make our work possible.


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Artis—Naples is Southwest Florida’s leading cultural resource thanks to the generous financial support of loyal donors. Help us continue providing art and educational opportunities to all ages.

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